very much a work in progress. it is work that i would guess that every state in the union as undertaking. >> we call several gun stores that declined on-camera interviews, but did tell 11 news that guns are moving off the shelves at record rates. we were referred to a news release that read in part upon what we call it -- we find it callous and disrespectful that certain politicians and gun control advocates are so focused on their political agenda that they could not find it in their hearts to refrain from publicly exploiting this heartbreaking tragedy until after the victims had been returned to their families and loved ones." and the democratic senator from the murray townie announced what he is calling an anti--- montgomery county announced what he is calling an anti-gun violence package. lowell melser, wbal tv-11 news. >> alright. thank you. for the first time since the shooting in connecticut, the national rifle association is commenting on the tragedy. the statement reads in part "it is shock, sadness, and are broken by the horrific and senseless murders in newtown.